This is a complete list of scores composed, produced and conducted by the composer. Scores are only available as a special order. Durations indicate the amount of music written, not the overall length of the film.
Click on the title of any work for further details.
'THE SNOWMAN - FILM OF THE LIVE STAGE SHOW'
op.628 (November 2010)
DVD VIDEO FILM with additional narration spoken by Joanna Lumley. Made for Sony Music Entertainment UK. Executive producers Stuart Rogers and Howard Blake
'THE PRINCE AND ME'
op.545A (January 2004)
Song adapted from 'An Elephant Called Slowly' used for this feature film as 'Just a Ride'
'MY LIFE SO FAR'
op.508 (June 1999)
Score for a feature film (with Beethoven excerpts conducted by Sir Simon Rattle), starring Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Malcom MacDowell, Mary Elisabeth Mastrantonio, directed by Hugh Hudson, produced by Sir David Puttnam
'THE BEAR'S TALE'
op.510a (March 1998)
A documentary film about the making of 'The Bear'
op.496 (March 1998)
Songs and score for an animated film made for Channel 4 featuring the song 'Somewhere a star shines for everyone', sung on the film by 'discovery' Charlotte Church.
op.425 (April 1991)
A song for the Paralympics, a miniature cantata for chorus and orchestra with words and music created overnight for ITV's 'Challenge Anneka'
'*A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY'
op.374 (November 1986)
Score for the Channel 4 feature film starring Kenneth Branagh and Colin Firth, directed by Pat O'Connor, produced by Ken Trodd. BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE ANTHONY ASQUITH AWARD FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE
'*THE CANTERVILLE GHOST'
op.365 (June 1986)
Score for a film of the Oscar Wilde story, starring Sir John Gielgud as the ghost
op.360 (February 1986)
Listen to this Work Score, songs and lyrics for a Channel 4 animated film featuring the voices of Peter Ustinov and Sarah Brightman. PRIX JEUNESSE INTERNATIONAL
op.314 (October 1982)
Listen to this Work Music supervised, arranged, conducted (and in some instances played) by Howard Blake for the feature film directed by Tony Scott starring Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie
'THE SNOWMAN (ANIMATED CHILDREN'S FILM)'
op.310 (September 1982)
Channel 4 animated film directed by Diane Jackson, wordless except for the featured song, 'Walking in the Air', music and lyrics by Howard Blake who also composed, orchestrated and conducted the score. Oscar nomination, best short film; BAFTA best children's programme; Bafta TV nomination - best graphics; Grand Prix Tampere International Short Film Festival etc
'DOWN AT THE HYDRO'
op.318 (July 1982)
Score for a TV film starring Jean Simmons and Ian Carmichael, one of the Granada series 'All for love'.
op.312 (September 1981)
Score for a BBC TV film starring Helen Mirren
op.298 (February 1981)
Orchestrations for Henry Mancini for the Blake Edwards feature film starring Julie Andrews, James Garner and Robert Preston. Henry Mancini was awarded Oscar for best adaptation of score
op.293 (September 1980)
Listen to this Work Score composed and conducted for the feature film directed by Mike Hodges, produced by Dino de Laurentiis. Score written in collaboration with 'Queen' with whom he shared a BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION
'OUR JOHN WILLIE'
op.289 (November 1979)
Score for a children's BBC TV series directed by Marilyn Fox
op.288 (October 1979)
Score for a BBC TV film directed by Rodney Bennett
'*THE MOON STALLION'
op.272 (October 1978)
Score for a children's BBC TV Series produced by Dorothea Brooking
'THE ODD JOB'
op.269 (June 1978)
Score for the feature film starring David Jason and Graham Chapman. Director Peter Medak
op.265 (April 1978)
Musical direction and composer of a full orchestral score for the feature film starring Dustin Hoffman and Vanessa Redgrave, directed by Michael Apted
op.264 (April 1978)
Score for the cinema feature film starring Donald Sutherland and Stephane Audran. Directed by Claude Chabrol
'*STRONGER THAN THE SUN'
op.254 (October 1977)
Score for the BBC TV film written by Stephen Poliakoff in the Play for Today series
op.247 (March 1977)
Listen to this Work Score for the feature film directed by Ridley Scott, produced by David Puttnam. SPECIAL JURY PRIZE CANNES FESTIVAL 1977: IVOR NOVELLO BEST SCORE NOMINATION 1977.
op.198 (March 1975)
Musical direction for a film by Graham Baker. BEST SHORT FILM, CHICAGO 1975
Music for a film about the artist, BRITISH ACADEMY AWARD FOR A SHORT FACTUAL FILM
'PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN'
A guide track created for Henry Mancini for the title sequences of Blake Edwards' Clouzot feature-film starring Peter Sellers. The brief was to include and satirise famous film moments and was animated by Tony White at the Richard Williams Studio
'THE REMARKABLE ROCKET'
op.189 (August 1974)
Score for an animated film of the Oscar Wilde story for CBS/Reader's Digest with narration by David Niven
'THE RAINBOW BOYS'
op.163 (February 1973)
Score for a Canadian feature film starring Donald Pleasance. Kate Reid and Don Calfa
op.30 (June 1967)
Score for a documentary film about Billingsgate Market, commissioned by Dateline Films
'DAIRY AT PARK STREET'
op.29 (June 1967)
Score for a documentary film played by 'Big Jim' Sullivan on a 12-string electric guitar
'RIDE OF THE VALKYRIE'
op.28 (May 1967)
A film score for 'Zero', a film by Peter Brook starring Zero Mostel, part three of the trilogy 'Red,White and Zero'
'I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT'S 'IS NAME'
Two arrangements for Francis Lai for a feature film starring Oliver Reed, Orson Welles, Carol White, Michael Hordern, Marianne Faithfull, Edward Fox, directed by Michael Winner